dolly bird


dol·​ly bird ˈdä-lē-ˌbərd How to pronounce dolly bird (audio)
: a pretty young woman

Examples of dolly bird in a Sentence

back in the swinging '60s she was one of London's most celebrated dolly birds
Recent Examples on the Web These girls were miles apart from the dolly birds and English roses across the channel. Elizabeth Winder, Rolling Stone, 24 July 2023 Try styling them like Bianca Jagger and her clan of ’70s disco glamazons, or take inspiration from ’60s mod dolly birds with their A-line dresses and perfect coifs. Vogue, 12 Apr. 2019 The archetypal 60's dolly birds, as they were called. Ron Hart, Billboard, 24 May 2018 She's been a grunge angel, a dolly bird, a latter-day Warhol superstar, a preppy gone bad, an award-winning Hollywood actress and a crush-worthy girl in the crowd at Bowery Ballroom, the doyenne of downtown and a nice Connecticut girl. Mark Rozzo, Town & Country, 3 Oct. 2013

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Word History

First Known Use

1964, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of dolly bird was in 1964

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Cite this Entry

“Dolly bird.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Oct. 2023.

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